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Doctor insights on: Bad Things About Plastic Surgery

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Is it possible to have seen a person who's face looks as though it may have had bad plastic surgery?

Is it possible to have seen a person who's face looks as though it may have had bad plastic surgery?

Bad plastic surgery?: Unfortunately, not every procedure is a home run. There are certainly many celebrities out there who do not have the optimal results! ...Read more

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I don't have money for plastic surgery for my really bad acne scars. What else do I have left to do?

I don't have money for plastic surgery for my really bad acne scars. What else do I have left to do?

Dermatology clinic: Plastic/cosmetic surgeries are quite expensive, but you maybe able to find a lower cost option by finding a nearby/regional dermatology residency training/clinic. The residents, are supervised by trained dermatologists, can provide excellent care, often at a lower cost, maybe even free. In the meantime, see doc to get acne treatment to avoid further acne development/trouble. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Is plastic surgery dangerous?

Is plastic surgery dangerous?

Depends: All surgery has its risks. If I understand your question when you ask if "plastic surgery" is dangerous, am I correct to assume that you mean cosmetic surgery? In the hands of a competent surgeon, the risks should be low in a healthy individual. ...Read more

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Is there plastic surgery for free?

Is there plastic surgery for free?

Yes: Plastic surgery may be performed by plastic surgeons on a pro bono basis for patients in need. There are a number of foundations and charities which help facilitate this for victims of domestic violence, veterans who sustained injuries in combat, or children with congenital birth defects. Discounted aesthetic plastic surgery is available through some teaching institutions. ...Read more

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Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Guessing game: There are many people who will guess which procedures kk has undergone but she continues to keep it a secret other than her Botox treatments. ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Fractora Skin Rx: Fratora is a product name to improve skin appearance made by Invasix. It constists of fractional radio-frequency treatment. The prorpose is to provide anti-aging improvement, and improved skin tone and texture. ...Read more

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What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

What is a fractora in plastic surgery?

Radiofrequency: It is a proprietary method of delivering radiofrequency via many different points that deliver "fractionated" therapy. It is supposed to provide subtle tightening to the skin for very mild wrinkling ...Read more

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Why are men having plastic surgery now?

Why are men having plastic surgery now?

Male plastic surgery: One's image is vital to most every aspect of her or his life, be it personal or professional. More men are drawn to plastic surgery today, as trends in plastic surgery are moving away from an overly "done" look and instead moving towards subtle, natural appearing results. Procedures should be customized for men to prevent results that feminize the patient. ...Read more

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What amount would plastic surgery cost?

What amount would plastic surgery cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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At what age can you get plastic surgery?

At what age can you get plastic surgery?

Any age.: Plastic surgery can be performed at any age, the realm of it includes reconstructive work.
Cosmetic surgery is generally limited to those 18 years and older, however there are exceptions. ...Read more

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During what age can I get plastic surgery?

During what age can I get plastic surgery?

Plastics Age Limit: There really is no specific age limit to getting plastic surgery, though obviously there are some appropriate guidelines for being old enough for specific procedures. A plastic surgeon looks at each case to determine whether or not the patient is a good candidate for the procedure they desire. The surgeon must make a surgical complication risk assessment and age typically doesn't come into play. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrity before and after?

Most photos are fake: Most celebrities guard their privacy even more than their appearance, so much of what is available online is fake. Reputable plastic surgeons are bound by patient confidentiality, so this would be a major breach to "let this information out! " look at actual photos to see examples of facelift, eyelid surgery, and much too much filler and botox! ...Read more

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How would I look with plastic surgery at 70?

How would I look with plastic surgery at 70?

Hopefully better!: Plastic surgery at any age may be reconstructive or cosmetic. Most common perceptions are that it is all cosmetic. For a healthy 70 year old who feels 50, typical procedures are directed at facial rejuvenation, such as a facelift to make you look closer in age to how you feel. Have a consultation with a plastic surgeon to discuss your options! ...Read more

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What type of plastic surgery is the riskiest?

What type of plastic surgery is the riskiest?

Beware cheap surgery: I try to discourage my patients from price shopping for surgery. While I understand that cost is a factor, I believe it is much more important that you find a surgeon who you trust and are comfortable with after meeting with them. I also believe that you should make sure the surgeon is board certified in plastic surgery and not some other "cosmetic" board that does not meet the same standards. ...Read more

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What's the risk of the barbie plastic surgery?

What's the risk of the barbie plastic surgery?

Too much: There are many procedures which have been referred to as the barbie plastic surgery so I am not sure if I am answering the question you have posed. However, multiple and repeated procedures on any body part may result in excessive scar tissue which may not lead to successful wound healing. The risks of any surgery includes infection, bleeding, wound breakdown, over/under correction, scarring, . .. ...Read more

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Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Plastic surgery celebrities before and after?

Career based on look: When your career is based significantly upon your looks in addition to your acting talent, it is no doubt that celebrities will seek any and all remedies to improve one's physical appearance. ...Read more

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What plastic surgery can remove my muffin top?

What plastic surgery can remove my muffin top?

Liposuction/ectomy: Most patients are referring to the “flank” areas when they speak about their muffin tops. These areas may be addressed through liposuction and and/or lipectomy surgery (excision of skin and adipose tissue). Commonly performed operations include tummy tuck, extended tummy tuck, or lower body lift surgery. ...Read more

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How old do I have to be to get plastic surgery?

18: Most cosmetic procedures are done on adults over 18. Some problems that occur at birth, ear and lip deformities are corrected as infants and children. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of getting plastic surgery?

What are the dangers of getting plastic surgery?

Surgery risks: There are risks to every surgical procedure regardless of type. There is always an anesthetic risk, but this is minimal in healthy people undergoing elective surgery. Surgery has risks of infection and bleeding, but once again minimal. There is also risks of blood clots, asymmetry and irregularities. Plastic surgery also has risks on how your body heals, which sometimes can't be controlled. ...Read more

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When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

When does someone medically need plastic surgery?

Yes: Plastic surgery for reconstruction after mastectomy for instance is certainly medically necessary as well as all reconstructive surgery procedures following cancer of the head and neck or elsewhere.
What is not medically necessary : aesthetic procedures that you choose to have to enhance your appearance ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

18 Years Old: Most often, plastic surgery is an elective procedure, so you really should be at least 18 years old (a consenting adult) to legally give your consent. Minors can undergo plastic surgery with appropriate parent/guardian consent when it it warranted (as in reconstructive plastic surgery). ...Read more

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What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

What number of kids get plastic surgery every year?

Plastic surgery- kid: Many children need plastic surgery for congenital issues or functional problems. Examples are cleft palate surgery and craniofacial surgery. ...Read more

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What amount do you think plastic surgery would cost?

Greatly varies: This will vary tremendously with the techniques used and may involve relatively modest costs if treatable with injections and/or lasers. However, if more extensive or complicated it could require multiple stages procedures with different specialists and imaging or interventions. First discuss with a board certified plastic surgeon. Many offer complimentary consultations. ...Read more

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To what degree can plastic surgery change my looks.?

Plastic surgery: I don't believe that a number can be assigned. If you are pursuing plastic surgery, find a board certified surgeon with whom you can establish a good rapport so that your surgical goals are well understood. ...Read more

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Please explain how can plastic surgery be beneficial?

Ps benefits: Plastic surgery may affect both form (shape or appearance) and function. It may not only help people be healthier or function better, but can also improve patients' self esteem, or how the feel about themselves, and thus live a better life. ...Read more

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How can I avoid looking like I've had plastic surgery?

Trust your instincts: First, check out the doctor's credentials. Make sure you find a plastic surgeon who is certified by the american board of plastic surgery. Second, meet with the plastic surgeon and tell them honestly what your goals are. Lastly, after meeting with them, make sure you trust what they are telling you and that you believe they can give you the results you are looking for. ...Read more

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What is the average recovery time for plastic surgery?

What is the average recovery time for plastic surgery?

Depends: This depends on the procedure performed. For most invasive procedures, this could range from a few days to weeks. ...Read more

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Will having a plastic surgery on your medical record?

Should be: There are two kinds of "plastic surgery". Reconstructive and cosmetic/aesthetic surgery. Both of these types of procedures should become part of your medical record as it could affect future treatements you need for medical conditions. Your doctors should know about all your prior procedures as it can give good insight into future surgical procedures and choices of needed procedures, . ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Many: Most surgeons will provide you with a list but typical drugs to stop include blood thinners such as aspirin or non-steroidal drugs for 2 weeks, as well as many herbal supplements and excessive doses of fish oil or Vitamin E as well as alcohol and other certain foods. Other medications such as insulin or steroids may require adjustment. ...Read more

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What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

What medications should I stop before plastic surgery?

Stop taking...: In general, you should stop taking multivitamins, herbals, and aspirin / NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) prior to surgery.

That said, your plastic surgeon should give you very specific pre-op instructions that includes a list of medications you should stop taking prior to surgery based on your specific medical history and the procedure you are having. ...Read more

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Could there be a "right" age to pursue plastic surgery?

Plastic v cosmetic: There is a great amount of variation in the types of procedures that plastic surgeons perform that range from congenital to acquired conditions as well as functional/reconstructive procedures. Given this range, some even consider in utero repair of fetal cleft lip (experimental) and up to 90 years of age. I believe you meant, cosmetic plastic procedure performed after maturity & age of consent-18. ...Read more

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Who has pix before and after plastic surgery celebrity?

Plastic Surgeon: Most plastic surgeons take before and after photos of their patients who have surgery. For my patients who have given me permission to share their pictures, I can offer them as examples in my office consultations or on my website: www. Centralohioplasticsurgery. Com. ...Read more

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Using plastic surgery, is it possible to re-do my smile?

"Smile" surgery: Yes, plastic surgery is sometimes used to 're-do' a smile. It is likely you're thinking of either the upper lip lift, the corner lip lift, or both.

An upper lip lift shortens the distance between the top of the upper lip and the base of the nose.

A corner lip lift involves only the edges of your mouth (designed to address a permanent frown).

Consult a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss! ...Read more

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Is it ok to have plastic surgery when you have reached 60?

Absolutely: Age is not a contraindication to cosmetic surgery. The physical condition of the patient who is having the surgery is much more important. I have performed cosmetic surgery on patients in their 80's who are otherwise very healthy, and declined to perform it on people in their 40's with significant medical problems that increase risk to an unacceptable level for elective operations. ...Read more

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How old do I need to be before I can have plastic surgery?

How old do I need to be before I can have plastic surgery?

Depends...: Plastic surgical procedures are performed on patients ranging from early childhood to the geriatric age groups. Patients under the age of 18, unless emancipated minors, will need parenteral consent. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of plastic surgery?

What are the most common complications of plastic surgery?

Surgery complication: Surgical complications are specific to the type of procedure. For instance, liposuction complications include contour irregularities and asymmetry. In general, though, surgical complications are well within acceptable ranges. I recommend you seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon for the safest, best outcomes. ...Read more

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How soon can I remove the bandages after a plastic surgery?

Ask Surgeon.: You will find that every plastic surgeon does things differently. Therefore, best to ask your own plastic surgeon. He/she knows exactly what was done and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What r the advantages and disadvantages of plastic surgery?

Many.: Good question but too broad to answer here. The advantages/disadvantages of any specific procedure will be numerous. In other words, every procedure has its pros/cons as well as a whole set of potential risk/complications associated with it. Therefore, best to be evaluated in person by board-certified plastic surgeons who, after discussing your concerns and goals, can provide you with good advice. ...Read more

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Was curious about arguments for and against plastic surgery?

Was curious about arguments for and against plastic surgery?

Many factors:1, 2 &3: 1) have you done your best to improve the conditions for which you seek treatment using proper diet, exercise, and hygiene or maintenance?
2) are you educated about realistic expectations?
3) have you sought consultations with respected, experience, qualified and board certified plastic surgeons?
4) have you been made aware or educated about risks, alternatives, and benefits?
I wish you the best! ...Read more

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Can I, as a Caucasian, get plastic surgery to appear asian??

Can I, as a Caucasian, get plastic surgery to appear asian??

Talk to plastics: I'm sure there are competent plastic surgeons who can perform any number of procedures to make people look the way they want. If you are referring to the legality of something like that then, I am of the IM pression there is nothing illegal in what you are asking but again, speaking directly to the surgeon you intend to use would be your best bet. ...Read more